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" About this period is commonly felt the harmattan, a dry and parching wind, blowing from the north-east, and accompanied by a thick smoky haze, through which the sun appears of a dull red colour. This wind, in passing over the great desert of Sahara, acquires... "
The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 248
1842
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

Mungo Park - Africa, West - 1799 - 372 pages
...rapidly, and many of the trees shed their leaves. About this period is commonly felt the harmattan, a dry and parching wind, blowing from the north-east,...through which the sun appears of a dull red colour. This wind, in passing over the great desert of Sahara, acquires a very strong attraction for humidity,...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1799
...rapidly, and many of the trees shed their leaves. About this period is commonly felt the harmoUaii, a dry and parching wind, blowing from the north-east, and accompanied by a thick sxnoaky haze ; through which the sun appears of a dull red colour. This wind, in passing over the great...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ...

Mungo Park - Africa - 1807 - 551 pages
...and many of the trees shed their leaves. About this period is commonly felt the barmattan, a dry aad parching wind, blowing from the northeast, and accompanied...through which the sun appears of a dull red colour. This wind, in passing over the great desert of Sahara, acquires a very strong attraction for humidity,...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed ... in ... 1795, 1796 ...

Mungo Park - Africa, West - 1813 - 261 pages
...rapidly, and many of the trees slier! their k-aves About this period is commonly felt the harmattan, and dry and parching wind, blowing' from the north-east,...through which the sun appears of a dull red colour. This wind, in passing over the yreat desert of Sahara, acquires a very strong attraction for huraidi-...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the ..., Volume 2

Mungo Park - Africa - 1816
...rapidly, and many of the trees shed their leaves. Abdul this period is commonly felt the harmattan, a dry and parching wind, blowing from the northeast,...through which the sun appears of a dull red colour. This wind, in .passing over the great desert of Sahara, acquires a very strong attraction for humidity,...
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A Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages & Travels, from the ..., Volume 3

R. P. Forster - 1818
...rapidly, and many of the trees shed their leaves. About this period is commonly felt the harmattan, a dry and parching wind, blowing from the north-east, and accompanied by a thick smoaky haze, through which the sun appears of a dull red colour. Whenever the grass is sufficiently...
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New system of astronomy, comprehending the discovery of the gravitating power

L. Cohen - 1825
...rapidly, and many of the trees shed their " leaves ; about this period is commonly felt, the " Harmaltan a dry and parching Wind blowing " from the north-east,..." smoky haze, through; which, the Sun appears of a " red dull colour ;.,. ? .... < "This Wind in passing over the great Desert of " Of Sahara, acquires...
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The Life and Travels of Mungo Park: With the Account of His Death from the ...

Mungo Park - Africa - 1840 - 248 pages
...shed their leaves. It is from the northeast that the harmattan blows; this is a dry and parching wind, accompanied by a thick, smoky haze, through which the sun appears of a Throughout the whole of his journey, Park found the climate, in general, extremely hot; a circumstance...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 21

1841
...period ibehamattan is generally felt, a dry and parching wind which blows from the north-east, and is accompanied by a thick smoky haze, through which the sun appears of a dull red colour. This wind has been compared with the samiel of the Arabian desert, but it does not produce such hurtful...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 21

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1841
...period the kamattan is generally felt, a dry and parching wind which blows from the north-east, and is accompanied by a thick smoky haze, through which the sun appears of a dull red colour. This wind has been compared with the samiel of the Arabian desert, but it docs not produce such hurtful...
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